In the first episode of this series the open-source ecosystem for the modelling of acoustics was covered. As we will see in the next episodes, we will make extensive use of FEM, at least initially, to model acoustic phenomena. This episode focus on building a simple simulation workstation based around Elmer, a powerful multiphysics FEM suite with excellent acoustics capabilities.
Why an Ubuntu Based Workstation? Ubuntu Linux is a very convenient operating system for this purpose as all the needed packages are straightforward to install, especially Elmer and Salome, which can be quite complicated to get up and running in other distributions.